One Alaska legislator is hoping to change the way police serve in the state.
During an assembly meeting on race and policing, a Juneau resident said he was mistaken for another man with a Spanish name.
He said the state’s crime rate is high relative to others and that it could improve.
Juneau police say a man walked up to The Grind coffee shop around 4:18 a.m. Wednesday and told the barista he was going to rob her. As he returned from getting a wrench out of his car, she fired a warning shot into the air.
32-year-old Mary Ferguson alleges that throughout her time on the force, she was treated differently because of her gender and subject to sexual harassment by male officers
Veteran Sitka police detective Ryan Silva alleges that the police department purchased five fully-automatic weapons in November of 2017, in secret, and in violation of department procedures.
Shawn T. Beaird, 34, was arrested on a charge of burglary, criminal mischief, and theft. According to police, Beaird forcibly entered the school, caused about $4,500 in damages to property, and stole a small amount of cash.
The sheriff’s office in a residential area south of Denver is reporting one officer was killed and four others were injured in a shooting. The suspect was also shot dead by police.
Prime Minister Theresa May said police would release the identities of the attackers “when progress in the investigation permits.” The Saturday attack in London killed seven people and wounded dozens.
Police are allowed to have sexual contact as part of sting operations because that’s part of investigating prostitution,” says sex worker advocate Maxine Doogan. House Bill 112 would change that.